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Old 08-24-2011, 01:18 AM   #51
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I'm curious why you want to do it honestly. I mean, it'* not BAD for your lights that they come on by themselves at night. Just wait the minute or two it takes for them to warm up before you drive.

Cars that come with HIDs stock do the same thing.
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Some hid kits do weird things when you start the car at night. When I try to start my car with the lights on, one side will usually flicker and go out once the car starts, even if I let the lights warm up before I turn the key. It will only come on when I shut the lights off and turn them on again. The only way I can get around this is if I get a relay harness, which on ebay costs about $20 shipped. To be honest, I'd rather use that $20 for gas, seems a pack of resistors only cost a couple bucks. I'm not sure if hit kit does the same as mine or not.
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Some hid kits do weird things when you start the car at night. When I try to start my car with the lights on, one side will usually flicker and go out once the car starts, even if I let the lights warm up before I turn the key. It will only come on when I shut the lights off and turn them on again. The only way I can get around this is if I get a relay harness, which on ebay costs about $20 shipped. To be honest, I'd rather use that $20 for gas, seems a pack of resistors only cost a couple bucks. I'm not sure if hit kit does the same as mine or not.
I have the relay harness, but I'll never know if I don't need it or not. Brian had to include the kit with the headlights he built me because of the reach issues with the retrofitted projectors. But, that may be why mine work just fine.

http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/HI...Wiring-Harness

That'* a quality kit, from the same company who I bought my HID kit from in the first place.
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That one is a good price, but the shipping to me is $32.88
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on our little "off topic" discussion before.... this is why i love the twilight sentinel thing lol.

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i have ddmtuning and i want to run them manually cause they come on when starting or with the key foward and its bad for the hid ballast to run them like that idk why i gotta keep explaining myself i just want a simple answer on how to fix my problem
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i have ddmtuning and i want to run them manually cause they come on when starting or with the key foward and its bad for the hid ballast to run them like that idk why i gotta keep explaining myself i just want a simple answer on how to fix my problem
take out the stereo, take out the light sensor, get out an ohmeter check the resistance when in sunlight, and replace the sensor with resistors you solder in that match that number.
if that doesnt work, sorry but short of running all new wiring to your headlights you're SOL.
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these are alot cheaper and better shipping then ddmtuning ima try these see if it creates more power and try to save my hid ballasts before they blow
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these are alot cheaper and better shipping then ddmtuning ima try these see if it creates more power and try to save my hid ballasts before they blow
ive had the same cheap $35 ebay hid'*/ballasts since feb of '10 and had no issues direct wired into the ballast with no special harness and mine are fine..... hard mounted to metal in the harsh chicago winters and all. unless you have issues like 2k2cse i dont think its a huge deal. but if you have the cash go for it.
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